In 2005, I set out to photograph my home state of South Dakota, a sparsely populated frontier state on the Great Plains with more buffalo, pronghorn, coyotes, mule deer, ring-necked pheasants and prairie dogs than people. It’s a landscape dominated by space and silence and solitude, by brutal wind and extreme weather. I was trying to capture a more intimate and personal view of the West. I was trying to capture what all that space feels like to someone who grew up there. A year into the project, however, everything changed… – Rebecca Norris Webb Read more at Time.com LightBox
Laumont Photographics’ Manhattan Studio is pleased to have contributed to the production of New York based photographer, Rebecca Norris Webb’s beautiful Radius Books publication, “My Dakota”. For anecdotes and imagery chronicling the process (and much, much more), explore the artist’s blog page.
-See Below for events related to this work.
THURSDAY, MAY 24: My Dakota book launch, party and book signing at ICP (International Center for Photography) 43rd and Sixth Ave in New York City, 6:00-7:30. (view map),
THURSDAY, JUNE 21:RICCO MARESCA GALLERY, NY: “Weather,” a group exhibition with a selection of photographs from MY DAKOTA, 6-8 pm. The exhibition runs through August 17. (view map)